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FOIL
TO THWART, DEFEAT, STOP FROM HAPPENING
HARANGUE
A RANTING SPEECH
INCENDIARY
1. CAUSING RIOT, DEMOGAGUE

2. STARTS A FIRE
INEFFABLE
1. CAN'T BE DESCRIBED IN WORDS

2. SHOULD NOT BE MENTIONED, TABOO
INEXORABLE
INCAPABLE OF BEING PERSUADED OR PLACATED
INEXTRICABLE
HOPELESSLY TANGLED, CAN'T BE EXTRACTED OR SOLVED
KUDOS
COMPLEMENTS, PRAISE
INTIMATION
A HINT, AN INDIRECT SUGGESTION
LIBERTARIAN
ADVOCATES FREE WILL, LIBERTY AND NO GOVERNMENT
NONDESCRIPT
LACKING A DISTINCTIVE CHARACTER, DOESN'T STAND OUT, NOT FANCY
PEJORATIVE
DEROGATORY, DEFAMING
OSTRACISM
TO SHUN, EXCLUDE
PACIFIC
SOOTHING, CAUSING PEACE
PERT
FLIPPANT, BOLD
PHLEGMATIC
UNRESPONSIVE, SLUGGISH, UNINTERESTED
PLENITUDE
AN ABUNDANCE

PLENTY
PORTENT, PORTENTIOUS
AN OMEN
PRIMEVAL
ORIGINAL, ANCIENT
PRIVATION
TO BE DEPRIVED
PROPITIOUS
FAVORABLE, good omen
PREPOSSESSING
OCCUPIES MIND BY EXCLUDING EVERYTHING ELSE

"POSSESSES THE MIND"
PRESCRIBE
TO LAY DOWN A RULE, TO SAY WHAT YOU MUST DO

PRESCRIPTION
PRURIENT
INTERESTED IN SEX, SEX RELATED
RAIL
TO PROTEST, SCOLD

RAIL AGAINST
REPROBATE
EVIL, WITHOUT MORALS OR PRINCIPLES
SEMAPHORE
A VISUAL SIGNAL

LIKE PAUL REVERE'S LANTERNS
SOLIPSISTIC
BELIEVING ONESELF IS ALL THAT EXISTS, NARCISSISTIC

SOL=ONE
TEMPERANCE
TO MODERATE , DOING THINGS IN MODERATION

TEMPERATE
YOKE
TO JOIN OR LINK TOGETHER

YOKE WITH OXEN JOINS TO OXEN TOGETHER
ASCRIBE
To attribute to, to refer to
TO ATTRIBUTE
To ascribe, to refer to
ALLUDE
To refer to
INGENUOUS
FRANK, HONEST, SINCERE

OPPOSITE OF "DISINGENUOUS"
DESULTORY
WANDERING, AIMLESS, WAYWARD
STRICTURED
CONSTRICTS, PUTS LIMITS ON

LIKE A "BOA CONSTRICTOR"
MARSHALL
1. TO ORGANIZE
"MARSHALL MY ASSETS"

2. WAR RELATED
COMPLICIT
TOGETHER GUILTY IN A TRANSGRESSION OR CRIME

"ACCOMPLICE"
PRECLUDE
TO KEEP FROM HAPPENING AHEAD OF TIME

"PRE - CONCLUDE"
UNREMITTING
NEVER GIVES UP, PERSERVERE
TO REMIT
TO SEND IN

REMIT YOUR PAYMENT
CONTRIVE, CONTRIVANCE
TO CREATE SOMETHING, OR ACT, IN A DISINGENUOUS WAY

A TRICK
GUMPTION
GUTS, WILLING TO TAKE ON THINGS
SALIENT
VERY IMPORTANT
CLANDESTINE
SECRETIVE, SURREPTITIOUS
ACQUIESCE
TO GIVE IN, TO SAY YES TO
PRECIPITATE
TO CAUSE TO HAPPEN

RAIN, SNOW
AGGREGATE
TO ADD TOGETHER
PREMISE
UNDERLYING ASSUMPTION
ABJECT
VERY DOWN AND OUT

ABJECT POVERTY
FORLORN
HOPELESSLY SAD, WRETCHED
MELANCHOLY
SAD, DEJECTED
TRUSS
A SUPPORT BEAM

BRIDGES ARE MADE OF TRUSSES
INTERPOLATE
TO INSERT BETWEEN,

ALSO TO ADULTERATE
PRIVATION
TO BE DEPRIVED
REDOUBTABLE
INTIMIDATING, FORMIDABLE, CAUSING AWE, IMPRESSIVE
PROXY
AUTHORITY OR POWER TO ACT FOR ANOTHER, SUBSTITUTE POWER TO SOMEONE
PERIPATETIC
WANDERING, ITINERANT, WAYWARD

PERI = AROUND
EPITHET
SHORT SAYING DESCRIBING A PERSON OR THING
CAN BE DISPARAGING, LIKE "PIZZA FACE"

EPI- SHORT
REBUS
A REPRESENTATION OF WORDS USING PICTURES OR SYMBOLS THAT RESEMBLE THE WORDS
HERETICAL
HERETIC, NON-BELIEVER
TYRO
A NEOPHYTE, NEWBIE
INCHOATE
NASCENT, STARTING TO FORM